The annual Nuclear Deterrence Summit

The annual Nuclear Deterrence Summit

gathers U.S. and international leaders, experts, and industry executives in the field of nuclear deterrence to discuss management of the nuclear complex, the security of the stockpile, arms control negotiations, and strategic policy.

Benefits of Attending

Congressional initiatives and more!

Gather information through conference sessions, such as deterrence outlook, modernization strategy, updates from the National Nuclear Security Agency labs, Congressional initiatives and more!


Network with colleagues and government officials. 40% are senior management executives (VP-level and higher) and 42% are government or military executives.

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Join leaders for the most timely discussions on the United States’ role in arms control and nonproliferation, potential changes to U.S. nuclear posture, and the dynamic nature of this country’s relationship with international allies and adversaries.

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NNSA Roughs Out W78 Warhead Life-Extension Timeline

A Government Accountability Office report published recently roughs out the National Nuclear Security Administration’s (NNSA) timeline for producing a refurbished intercontinental ballistic missile warhead by roughly 2030. The NNSA would begin studying options for a W78 replacement between April and June 2019, nail down a cost and schedule baseline by June 2022, and produce the first war-ready […]


Texas A&M and CNS to Cooperate on Training, Tech Development, at Pantex

Texas A&M University said it will partner with Consolidated Nuclear Security (CNS) on workforce and technology development programs at the Pantex nuclear weapons assembly and disassembly plant in Amarillo, Texas. The partnership, founded under a February memorandum of understanding between CNS and the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES), will be based at Pantex’s new John […]


DOE Snub on Plutonium Concerns Spurred Nevada Lawsuit

Nevada escalated a closed-door dialogue with the Department of Energy (DOE) to the federal court system because the agency got cagey about its plans for moving 1 metric ton of nuclear weapon-usable plutonium to and from the state beginning in 2019, according to an affidavit produced this week. The document, from an adviser to Nevada […]